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Auditing Culture: What, Why, How? - Online Classroom

Your Competitive Advantage:

A high integrity culture is essential for any organisation operating today. Building that culture is a significant challenge that is not only achievable, but also presents excellent opportunities for internal audit. This opens the door to achieving “integrity resilience,” an even loftier goal in which internal audit can become a key partner. 


Now is an excellent time for internal auditors to commit to tackling these challenges and this one-day course is designed to stimulate participants to grasp this opportunity. This course will provide insights, actions and tools from which you can conceive, develop and implement your bespoke internal audit strategy for assisting your organisation with this challenging aspect of managing risk.


Key Topics

  • Culture defined
  • Frameworks for building and managing culture
  • The sources of demand for a role for internal audit
  • Developing your internal audit strategy and service catalogue
  • Specific tools and techniques for auditing culture


Tangible Outcomes

  • Understand the pathway to building a high integrity culture
  • Develop a multi-dimensional approach to achieving integrity resilience
  • Shape a bespoke internal audit strategy for your audit activity
  • Build a toolkit of approaches and methods to audit culture


Presenter: Stephen Horne PFIIA CIA CGAP CRMA, Principal, Checks, Balances & Integrity

Stephen’s career spanned 38 years in the NSW public sector and his executive roles included Assistant Auditor-General for NSW and Chief Executive of IAB, a Government Trading Enterprise undertaking internal audits and misconduct investigations for NSW State Government and Local Government bodies.


In 2015 Stephen established himself as a professional Non-Executive Director, trainer and probity adviser. In that role Stephen has developed extensive experience serving on many Local and State Government Audit Risk & Improvement Committees. Stephen was Australian President of the Institute of Internal Auditors 2013-2015, Australia’s delegate on the IIA Global Board 2015-2019, and Global Chair of the IIA’s Public Sector Guidance Committee 2016-2019. He has also presented audit committee training for AusAid, The Pacific Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions, The Global Fund and the United Nations.

Online Classroom:  The content delivered for IIA-Australia training programs in the online classroom format is the same as what would be delivered face-to-face.

This one-day training program will be delivered in two 3 hour lessons (10:30am - 01:30pm AEDT) on 15 and 16 February using Zoom. Registrations will be strictly limited to 12 participants to allow maximum interaction in the online environment.

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Tuesday, 15 February 2022 to Wednesday, 16 February 2022
Online Classroom


Overseas Member (ex GST)
Overseas Non-Member (ex GST)

Duration and CPE
2 x 3 Hours, 6.00 hours
For more information please contact Emran Hossain
+61 02 9267 9155